A Gala Reception Benefiting Depressed Black Gay Men, Inc.
Presenting the 2014 Recognition of Resilience Awards
for perseverance, creativity, community service, and as a community partner
This award recognizes individuals who have overcome personal adversity and difficulty, but who have persisted in striving to do better for others, without regard for him/herself and without expectation of reward. These individuals, when he/she should die, could be considered to have done something for the betterment of the human race.
DURRELL KNIGHTS GMHC
KIM WATSON CK Life
Community Service Award
This award recognizes a person or an organization that is singularly committed to serving his/her community, and through his work, is making an impact.
GARY PAUL WRIGHT African-American Office of Gay Concerns, Newark, NJ
This award is for a person or persons whose creativity has risen to the top, shines and while his/her talent seeks to raise the level of consciousness and awareness, it is also expressing the artists' struggles, pains, and commitment to sharing his/her gifts with the world, to make it a better place.
CHARLEY DOMINGUEZ Artist
ANTHONY WAYNE and KENDRELL BOWMAN "Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical"
Community Partner Award
This award is given to an organization/institution who, along with collaborating with DBGM, is making significant strides for the benefit of the LGBT people of color community.